Percussion, Backing Vocal
Born in Lisboa, Portugal, on the 1st of July 1964, started playing drumset
in Ď82 and began studying music and drums in Ď88 at the Hot Clube Jazz
School and at the Academia de Amadores de Mķsica, also in Lisboa. In
Ď92 attended the Drummers Collective School of Music in N.Y. and achieved
the "Certificate of Completion".
Professional musician since '89, recorded and performed with some of
Portugalís top artists and with folk, pop, funk, soul, fusion, blues,
rock, jazz and percussion groups, appearing on 30 CDís, 4 DVDís, three
film soundtracks and numerous tv and radio programs.
Played in worldwide famous venues and festivals like the MIDEM in Miami
Beach, the EFWMF in Berlin, the Zappanale in Bad Doberan, in The Performing
Arts Center in New Jersey, and also around France, Italy, Spain, Greece,
Germany, Belgium, The Netherlands, Brazil, China, England, Norway, U.S.A.
Repairs, customizes and refinishes acoustic drumsets.
Has been a drumset teacher for fourteen years.
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